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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 15, 2016
Klobuchar tours Alexandria Industries
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar toured Alexandria Industries with Al Sholts, COO. During her May 28 visit, Klobuchar learned more about the company’s...
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Legislation to combat prescription drug abuse passes Senate
A bipartisan bill to help combat prescription drug abuse, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), recently passed the Senate. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, introduced the bill with Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI; Rob Portman, R-OH; and Kelly Ayotte, R-NH. CARA would:...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 2, 2015
Senator Klobuchar gets glimpse of new high school
When U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar heard that Alexandria voters approved a referendum during an economic downturn to build a new high school, she...
April 2, 2015 - 9:17am
February 25, 2015
Sex trafficking case cited in federal hearing (w/video)
A sex trafficking case that allegedly involved an incident in Alexandria was cited in a hearing on Capitol Hill this week. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, introduced a bipartisan bill to crack down on sex traffickers....
February 25, 2015 - 10:15am
August 3, 2013
Klobuchar wants to reduce risk of cyber attacks to infrastructure
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced this week that her amendments to help strengthen cybersecurity passed the Senate Commerce Committee as part of the bipartisan Cybersecurity Act of 2013. One amendment adds institutions of higher education to the National Cybersecurity Awareness...
August 3, 2013 - 9:54am
July 28, 2013
Legislation cracks down on fraud targeted at seniors
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, and Susan Collins, R-Maine, recently introduced bipartisan legislation to crack down on fraud targeted at seniors. The Seniors Fraud Protection Act would help fight scams designed to strip seniors of their assets by helping seniors, their...
July 28, 2013 - 12:34pm
July 25, 2013
Klobuchar holds hearing to address aging transportation infrastructure
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, vice chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, held a hearing Wednesday on addressing America's infrastructure challenges. The hearing focused on policies to strengthen the country's aging infrastructure while boosting the economy...
July 25, 2013 - 8:04am
July 4, 2013
Klobuchar issues statement on Independence Day
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, released the following statement in commemoration of Independence Day on July 4th: "Today, Americans across the country come together to celebrate our nation's Independence Day, when our founding fathers created a blueprint for a new way...
July 4, 2013 - 7:00am
June 23, 2013
TV cameras in Supreme Court?
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar has co-sponsored legislation that would allow television cameras in the Supreme Court and help increase transparency and public access to Supreme Court proceedings. The bill, authored by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), would require television coverage of all...
June 23, 2013 - 2:49pm
June 15, 2013
Legislation cracks down on cell phone 'cramming'
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar cosponsored legislation this week to crack down on landline and cell phone "cramming," which is when third parties place unauthorized, misleading, or deceptive charges on phone bills. The Fair Telephone Billing Act of 2013, introduced by Senator John D....
June 15, 2013 - 11:18am
June 13, 2013
Bill cracking down on metal theft clears hurdle
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Charles Schumer (D-NY) and John Hoeven (R-ND) today announced that their bipartisan bill to crack down on the rise in metal theft passed the Senate Judiciary Committee, paving the way for a vote in the full Senate. Metal theft...
June 13, 2013 - 10:38am
May 19, 2013
Klobuchar says more women are needed in manufacturing industry
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), vice chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), recently released a new report examining the role of women in American manufacturing. The report finds that manufacturing employment has grown by over 500,000 jobs in recent years,...
May 19, 2013 - 12:24pm
May 16, 2013
Klobuchar seeks action against spike in gas prices
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today called on the Department of Energy (DOE) to take action to address the massive spike in gas prices across Minnesota. After the simultaneous closure of three oil refineries in the Midwest region gas prices have jumped 15 percent in less than a week,...
May 16, 2013 - 2:46pm
December 9, 2012
Legislation helps train professionals about child abuse
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representatives Tim Walz and Betty McCollum recently introduced bipartisan legislation to help train child protection professionals to detect and prevent child abuse. The bill would create regional training centers - including the National...
December 9, 2012 - 11:00am
November 27, 2012
Bill cracks down on rise in metal theft
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today introduced bipartisan legislation to crack down on the growing problem of metal theft. Metal theft has jumped more than 80 percent in recent years, as thieves steal high-priced metal from critical infrastructure as well as businesses, homes, churches...
November 27, 2012 - 2:40pm